Art Fair co-chairs work together to organize and display art work submitted by students for judges to view.
Board of Education
A member of the Board of Education serves as a Liaison between the APT Executive Board and Board of Education. Other Board of Education members are assigned to work as Liaisons at the individual building level. APT Board members act as liaisons between the APT and Board of Education. They attend Board of Education Meetings and report back to the APT as well as attending quarterly meetings with District Superintendent, Mike Simeck.
Celebration Book Club, Publishing
Board Members work with Media Center staff and professional staff to inform parents of opportunities to purchase books for the media center in honor of an individual or event. Publishing works to publish the written work of the children to share with their families.
Board Members develop, create and distribute information in the form of District update mailings and individual school newsletters. Responsibilities also include maintaining the APT website.
Community Service, Events, Outreach Board
Members work with teachers to implement the curriculum goals of Community Service for each grade level.
CROYA, Lake Forest High School APT
Board Members attend select CROYA and Lake Forest High School meetings and communicate relevant information to various APT Boards.
Board Members work to register family members of the APT on an annual basis and create individual school Student Directories. Membership responsibilities also include the Farewell gathering for families leaving District 67.
Board of Education Liason
Board Members attend and report pertinent information from the bimonthly School Board meetings and meet with the Superintendent of Schools during the year.
Fine Arts, Visiting Author
Board Members work to arrange for presentations at all buildings of Fine Arts performances and presentations by Visiting Authors. Art Appreciation instruction is coordinated with teachers and provided by volunteers at some of the individual buildings.
APT Representatives attend Food Service meetings and communicate vital information to families and share feedback with the food service personnel. Additionally, the Representative may provide programs in cooperation with Health instruction or other programs throughout the year.
APT Representative communicates APT- related information to parents of Kindergartners during the summer, plans a play date for Kindergartners prior to beginning of school and assists Kindergartners from buses to playground in the morning during the first week of school.
Board Members work to assign individual room parents to each teacher at each building to assist teachers in planning, communicating, coordinating, and acting as a resource for special events requiring volunteer assistance or participation.
School-Pak /School Supplies
Prior to the start of school in the Fall, APT Board Members coordinate the process of ordering & delivery of pre-ordered student school supplies and materials. Lists are determined by teaching staff for individual grade levels.
Social Emotional Learning
This committee shares information regarding District 67's social emotional culture and climate with both parents and students; works in conjunction with LEAD and helps plan and host District 67 sponsored educational programming.
Social Activities, Special Events, Volunteers
Board Members coordinate volunteers for variety of services, special events, and social gatherings on behalf of students, families, and staff. This includes refreshments at APT Gatherings, planning Grade Level Socials, Field Day, Bike Rodeo, Bus Chaperones in the Fall, School Picnics in the Fall or End of the Year, Science and Art Shows, Graduation Festivities for 8th graders, Halloween Parties and School Sharing Nights.
Spirit of 67 Foundation Liasons
Board Members serve as liaisons on the Spirit of 67 Foundation Board and report monthly to the APT Boards regarding fundraising events and grant awards. They also bring important information and feedback from the APT boards to the Spirit Foundation meetings. They help promote the Foundation at parent coffees, curriculum nights and special events. They help to coordinate volunteers for the Thanks 4 Giving Fall Luncheon and Home Tour.
Spirit Wear coordinators organize clothing sales for each school. Clothing has the school mascot or logo.
Teacher Appreciation Committee
APT Representatives coordinate school-level staff appreciation events (Conference Lunches, Holiday Cookie Exchange, Curriculum Night and Family Sharing Night staff pizza dinners), also coordinate Teacher Appreciation Week activities.
A Teacher Member of the Executive Board represents the teacher’s professional organization. In addition, teachers serve as Liaisons at the individual building levels.
Visiting Scientist Program
Board Members work to arrange a science-focused assembly for grades K-2 and science workshops for 3rd and 4th graders at all elementary schools. These science events are coordinated with the science teachers to enhance the current science curriculum and are based on disciplinary core ideas and Next Generation Science Standards by the National Science Teachers’ Association (NSTA).
Board Members help coordinate gathering of photos to chronicle the school year and organize the yearbook for publication.
For the names of committee members at each building, please refer to the respective APT websites.